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LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ & LOCAL OFFICIALS RECOGNIZE MORE THAN $6 MILLION FOR FAIRFIELD SCHOOL AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz joined First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick, the Fairfield legislative delegation, and local officials to highlight more than $6 million in grant funding recently allocated to Fairfield High School to support air filtration system upgrades.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ & LOCAL OFFICIALS RECOGNIZE $6.6 MILLION FOR COVENTRY SCHOOL AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz joined Town Manager John Elsesser, Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Petrone, Coventry Town Council Chairwoman Lisa Thomas, State Senator Jeff Gordon, and State Representative Tim Ackert to highlight $6.6 million in grant funding recently allocated to Coventry High School to support air filtration system upgrades.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ & EDUCATION COMMISSIONER RUSSELL-TUCKER ENCOURAGE CT BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PK-12 SCHOOL STAFF APPRECIATION DIGITAL BACKPACK PROGRAM
As part of Connecticut’s coordinated effort to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week from May 8-12, today Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker encourage Connecticut business leaders and businesses to participate in this year's School Staff Appreciation Digital Backpack Program by opting-in to provide discounts to school staff over the summer.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, MAYOR CAGGIANO, & LOCAL OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT $6.85 MILLION IN COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUNDING FOR BRISTOL
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, with town and state officials, highlighted the recently announced $6.85 million Community Investment Fund (CIF) grant awarded for the “Route 72 Corridor Improvement Proposal.”
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, DEEP, & DECD VISIT DANDELION ENERGY TO REAFFIRM CT’S COMMITMENT TO A GREEN ENERGY FUTURE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, with Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Deputy Commissioner Hank Webster and Department of Economic Community Development (DECD) Deputy Commissioner Robert Hotaling, visited Dandelion Energy in Windsor to tout Connecticut’s continued commitment to mitigating the impacts and causes of climate change, the need for a green energy future, and highlight the growing geothermal business.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ ANNOUNCES SPONSORS OF 4th ANNUAL COMPUTING CHALLENGE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, announced the sponsors of the 4th Annual Lt. Governor's Computing Challenge – a statewide coding competition for Connecticut students, which was inspired by the work of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls’ Subcommittee on Education and STEAM.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT’S DECISION TO DELAY RULING ON MIFEPRISTONE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after it was announced the U.S. Supreme Court will delay ruling on mifepristone restrictions, allowing the abortion pill to remain on the market without restrictions until 11:59 p.m. Friday.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON FEDERAL JUDGE’S DECISION TO HALT FDA APPROVAL OF ABORTION MEDICATION MIFEPRISTONE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after a federal judge in Texas seeks to block the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of mifepristone.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF LARRYE DEBEAR
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement regarding the passing of Larrye DeBear.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, LGBTQ+ ADVOCATES RECOGNIZE TRANSGENDER DAY OF VISIBILITY WITH HISTORIC FLAG RAISING
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, joined by state legislators and LGBTQ+ advocates, recognized International Transgender Day of Visibility with a press conference and historic flag raising. Today marked the first time in Connecticut state history that the Transgender Pride flag was flown over the Connecticut State Capitol.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, PARADIGM FOR PARITY LEADERSHIP & MEMBER COMPANIES HOLD WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH PANEL DISCUSSION ON ACCELERATING GENDER PARITY
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Paradigm for Parity® (P4P) CEO Sandra Quince held a panel discussion with P4P member companies, Trinity Health Of New England, Raytheon Technologies, and Otis Elevator, to highlight the need to accelerate gender parity.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ SWEARS IN MILLIE TORRES-FERGUSON AS DMV DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz swore in Millie Torres-Ferguson as Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Torres-Ferguson is the first Latina to be appointed to the role.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNORS FROM 22 STATES & TERRITORIES ANNOUNCE COALITION TO PROTECT REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM
A caucus of 22 lieutenant governors representing more than 165 million people, led by Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, announced the formation of a Reproductive Freedom Coalition. The multi-state coalition will work together to protect and expand reproductive freedom and access to health care in the wake of unprecedented attacks following the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON PASSING OF ANN UCCELLO
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after the announcement that Former Hartford Mayor Ann Uccello has passed at age 100.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON SENATE CONFIRMATION OF JUSTICE KAHN TO SECOND CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Connecticut Supreme Court Associate Justice Maria Araújo Kahn to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.